Culture & Benefits

The Company's founders, the Ketcham brothers, understood a few simple truths which have stood the test of time within West Fraser. Today, our employees rely on the same core values that were central to the Company in 1955: count all your cents, treat people fairly, laugh out loud and work harder than anyone else in the business to be the best.  West Fraser has been externally recognized as one of Canada's Ten Most Admired Corporate Cultures.

There are plenty of rewarding opportunities to build your career in West Fraser. We focus on growing our team by promoting from within, and many of our employees have built their careers with us. If you are considering a career with West Fraser expect to join a family company that rewards hard work, delivering results and achieving satisfaction from a job well done.

West Fraser knows competitive pay and benefit options are important to our employees.  Our extensive benefits packages and comprehensive pension plans provide the security you are looking for with the career opportunities to enable you to build your future.

West Fraser’s full range of benefits includes:

  • Medical care
  • Dental care
  • Disability benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • "Flexible" benefits plans that allow you to chose the options that work for you and you family
  • Share purchase plans
  • Pension plan, RSP programs (Canada) and 401(k) plans (U.S. operations).